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Private Tour: Brussels Sightseeing Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 3-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.Stop at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district home to the main residence of Belgium’s royal family. Pass St Michael’s Cathedral
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Private Tour: Brussels City Sightseeing Tour
"Starting with a pickup from your centrally located Brussels hotel take in Grand Place the city's central hub lined with guild houses and flowers adorning the ground like a carpet. Your guide will happily escort you to significant points of interest answering any questions you may have.Travel through the European Union district featuring Parliament buildings and admire Art Nouveau houses before viewing Manneken Pis the popular bronze statue of a young boy peeing into a fountain. You'll venture to all corners of the city from the towering Palace of Justice to the Atomium monument and St. Michael's Cathedral to the Royal Galleries. Where to and for how long is up to you!Appreciate the finest flavors of Belgium as you sip away on local beers including*: Fruity Kriek beer Hops based Pilsner Stella Artois Hoegaarden white beer Abbey beers: Leffe Blond and Leffe Bruin (dark) Your private guided tour of Brussels concludes with a hotel drop off at your centrally located hotel. *Chocolate milk and cookies ar
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Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Battle of Waterloo Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 8-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.The morning is spent in Brussels with the first stop being at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district
From EUR127.00

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Manneken Pis

About 4 blocks south of the Grand Place is the symbol of Brussels, Manneken Pis. This statute of a young boy urinating complete with fountain, was erected in 1619. At different points in the year...
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Jim_Eliason
Aug 30, 2016

The ex-libris

Why millions of people merge each day before this 61 cm high bronze statue of a child, pissing water to a small basin?Well... because everybody goes.No surprise that the ridiculous "monument" became...
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solopes
May 10, 2016

Manekken Pis

Meaning 'little man pee' in Dutch is a landmark small bronze sculpture in Brussels old town.Depicting a naked little boy urinating into a fountains basin.It was designed by 'Hieronymus Duquesnoy the...
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mickeyboy07
Mar 28, 2016

Cheekiest Statue in Brussels

just a short 5 minute walk south from the Grand Place along Rue De Charles Bus and then to Rue De Effuve' will take you to the most famous statue in Brussels which is the cheeky Mannekin Pis. This...
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machomikemd
Sep 09, 2015

Manneken Pis: our little big celebrity

Manneken Pis: our little big celebrity It is the best known of all Belgians (except perhaps Tintin)It shows the spirit of the Belgians, and particularly (true) Brussels people always ready to laugh...
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wandeljp
Aug 21, 2015

't Menneken Pist.

I still wonder from were came the idea of building a fountain with the water streaming out a pipi, zizi or as used in Brussels and Brabant dialect a "pisellewiet" or "tichke". What we know is that...
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breughel
Feb 22, 2015

Peeing Boy Statue

Does it say something about Brussels that arguably its main attraction is the small statue of a boy peeing into a basin? He's certainly become an institution - even spawning imitations (the peeing...
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antistar
Aug 04, 2014

Manneken Pis - hold that thought?

On the corner of a rather nondescript intersection is the infamous Manneken Pis, the 2 foot statue of a little boy taking important matters in hand and taking a whiz. All sorts of stories abound as to...
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Roadquill
Aug 27, 2013

Manneken Pis

When you get to the corner which is home to this tiny little statue with the big reputation listen out for how many languages you hear "isn't it tiny!" said in! The statue really is very small which...
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zadunajska8
Aug 16, 2012

The little boy....

This small bronze statue about 30 inches high is a little boy in the act of peeing in a fountain, is definitely one of the symbols of the city. Legend has it that the origin of this statue is inspired...
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lina112
Jul 26, 2012

Mannekin Pis

The Mannekin Pis is Brussels' most famous statue; it is a small bronze fountain sculpture depicting a naked little boy urinating into the basin of the fountain. This little statue attracts thousands...
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Gillybob
Jul 09, 2012

The Little Guy

I know some people categorize this as a tourist trap, but I see it differently. I had not heard of Manneken Pis, so had no pre-concieved notions of what to expect. Like the Little Mermaid in...
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lmkluque
May 21, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near Manneken Pis

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Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat

It is a nice museum about the history and production process of chocolat. It is really obvious it is sponsored by some chocolat brands by the way. You get a presentation how chocolat is made in forms,...
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Everard 't Serclaes Monument

you would see lots of tourists that are going from the Grand Place to the Cheeky Mannekin Pis go by a small monument at the Rue Charles Buls Beside The Town Hall who are rubbing the arms of a...
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Town Hall

During our visit on the first week of September, a flower carpet was held. Having a complete photography isn't possible, volunteer people who works on the carpet flower still busy. On the Grote...
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La Fleur en Papier Doré / Het Goudblommeke in Papier

Not to miss is the historical pub La Fleur en Papier Doré/Het Goudblommeke van Papier at the Cellebroersstraat 55. It was once the artistic café and meeting place of Brussels’s surrealists. Magritte,...
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Le Roy D'Espagne

“Opposite the Hotel de Ville, is a remarkable structure, called La Maison du Roi, built in 1618, by order of the Archduke Albert and Her Serene Highness the Infanta Isabella.” — from “Observations...
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Grand Place - Grote Markt

Grand Place or Grote Markt (Dutch) is the central square of Brussels.It is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices,the city's town hall and the breadhouse building containing the...
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Getting to Manneken Pis

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Rue de l’Etuve 31, 1000 Ville de Bruxelles

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